The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 32 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.47% 2.00% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.88% -25.41%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 34 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.81% 17.00% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 45
Average daily rate £350 £406 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +42.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £595 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.62 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £293 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) System Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft